Projects tagged with Parenting
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Reducing harm for children affected by parental addiction and reducing unequal access to addiction services are key priorities for the Health Promotion Agency (HPA). Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) Community Alcohol and Drug Service (CADS) Pregnancy and Parenting Service (PPS) provides an intensive assertive outreach case...
In Fact: Parents’ and caregivers’ opinions on limiting access to unhealthy foods and beverages in schools
This fact sheet reports on parents’ and caregivers’ attitudes on their child’s access at school to high fat foods and sugary drinks and foods in the 2014 HLS. Methodology
Topics: Research, Caregivers, Parenting, Children, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications, Social Media
Our lives are now awash with media. Consequently our children are exposed to, or can potentially access more content, from a wider range of media, on an ever-expanding range of devices. But what media are New Zealand children consuming in 2014? How are they accessing it, and how often?...
Topics: Research, Self-Advocacy, Community Development, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Unemployment, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Policy, Mental Health, Resilience
Many New Zealand families are on a low income; some of these families manage to meet their everyday needs while others do not. For example, less than a half of those in the bottom income decile, and a third in the second lowest decile, report that their income is inadequate to meet their everyday needs. The...
24 Oct 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Local Government, Child Development, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Children, Women
The New Zealand Maternity Clinical Indicators are the result of collaboration between the Ministry of Health and maternity stakeholders representing consumer, midwifery, obstetric, general practice, paediatric, and anaesthetic perspectives. In 2011 an expert working group established a set of 12 maternity clinical indicators...
Topics: Evaluation, Community Development, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Inequality, Early Childhood Education, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Whānau, Children
This report is from the second stage of an evaluation of the Ministry of Education’s (MOE) ECE Participation Programme. The overall evaluation explores how the Participation Programme and individual initiatives addressed barriers to participation in early childhood education (ECE) for target groups and communities. The focus of...
Topics: Evaluation, Education & Training, Special Character Schools, Teachers, Schools, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Teen Pregnancy
This report documents the findings of ERO's 2013 evaluation of Teen Parent Units. ERO found that most of the Units were operating well.
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Literature review, Parenting, Policy, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Children, Socio-economic status
The Ministries of Education, Health and Social Development, in collaboration with academic experts, established the Incredible Years Pilot Study to assess the efficacy of the Incredible Years Parent programme in New Zealand.The findings of the evaluation will inform the further development of existing IYP programmes and guide...
Increasing Violence Intervention Programme (VIP) Programmes’ Responsiveness to Māori: A whānau-centred approach for the VIP programme
Topics: Evaluation, Kaupapa Māori, Support Groups, Community Development, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Leadership, Policy, Healthcare, Te Āo Māori, Whānau, Whānau Ora, Children
The VIP programme supports DHBs to develop policies, health professional training and clinical leadership to improve the identification assessment and referral of people experiencing family violence. This resource was born out of a desire by VIP coordinators working in hospitals across New Zealand to increase...
18 Jun 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Healthcare, Pregnancy, Children, Women
Optimal weight gain during pregnancy is associated with improved outcomes for both the mother and the baby regardless of the mother’s existing weight. An estimated one third of women of normal weight and 60 percent of obese women gain more than recommended during pregnancy.The Guidance updates and replaces...
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